Lot 1401 | Great figure pendule with king Henry IV of FranceBronze, gold plated. Rising from a rectangular base with three-sided perimeter acanthus frieze of the Pedestal corresponding. Front side carved frieze of cornucopia-, Blütenfeston and Laurel wreath motifs, with Central portrait medallions broken. High rectangular watches corpus, three-sided, with relief plastic appliqués in the Form of stand types, swans, and a Royal coat-of-arms. King Henry IV of France, with a Laurel branch on the "Edit de Nantes" Scroll forward. Roman black Numbers on a round, glazed, unw. dam. Enamel dial, Ref. "Perretton a Paris". Half hour strike on bell. H. 63 cm.
Cf. Model drawing to the watch case with king Henry IV of France shown in the case of Otto Meyer/Pröschel, Gilt bronzes, Vol. I, P. 378, Fig. 5.15.17. Tardy, P. 511.
A large is bronze mantle clock depicting Henry IV Strikes half hour on a bell.
France. Paris. 1806-1812.
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|Preview||19.08.2018 - 30.08.2018|
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